Launching a funding appeal, the UN says drought, chronic poverty and Boko Haram Islamic militants have led to the emergency.
There are some new alarming figures about the worsening refugee crisis in the north of Nigeria and neighbouring countries.
The world was struck with distraught in April 2014 when Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram raided a school's dormitories at night in the northern town of Chibok and abducted 276 schoolgirls.
Nigerian soldiers have found a schoolgirl who was one of more than 200 pupils kidnapped by the Islamist group Boko Haram.
The Nigerian military says one of the Chibok schoolgirls who was abducted by Boko Haram militants two and a half years ago has been found with a ten-month-old…
The parents of 21 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist group Boko Haram have been reunited with their children after over two years of separation.
The Nigerian president is at the centre of a row after suggesting his wife belongs in the kitchen.
Twenty one schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists more than two years ago in northern Nigeria have been freed.
The disputed leader of the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has resurfaced in a new video after the army claimed he had been fatally wounded in an airstrike.
Nigeria's military claims 300 Boko Haram fighters died in a raid on Friday. The impact of the operation is only now becoming clear. Insurgent leader is also believed fatally wounded.
If true, it would be a devastating blow to the Islamist militant group.
A mother of one of the kidnapped Chibok girls has seen proof that her daughter is still alive on a video published on Saturday (August 13) via social media by her captors Boko…
Some of the Chibok girls abducted in Nigeria have been killed in air strikes – according to a new video that’s said to be from the militant group Boko Haram.
The Nigerian army says a second girl has been rescued after being kidnapped in a school raid by Boko Haram militants more than two years ago.
There is fresh hope for the relatives of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, after one of them was found.
The fight against Boko Haram is bearing fruit but the militant group remains extremely dangerous, and Nigeria needs more help to crush it and cope
The fight against Boko Haram is bearing fruit but the militant group is still a serious threat, French President François Hollande told a summit in Nigeria on Saturday.
Emotional parents have identified some of their daughters, kidnapped from a school in the town of Chibok two years ago
They have become the most notorious victims of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and known as the Chibok girls. The group has made kidnapping a
Parent desperation for missing Chibok schoolgirls New proof of life of three girls UN reports on Boko Haram’s use of child bombers It is a
Charred corpses littered the streets of a village in north-eastern Nigeria after an attack by Boko Haram extremists Saturday night.
Details are now coming in of the latest deadly Boko Haram attacks in northern Nigeria which have left at least 80 people dead in Maiduguri, the
There’s been more violence in northern Nigeria where two female suicide bombers have blown themselves up at a mobile phone market in the city of
Army raids on Boko Haram camps in north-eastern Nigeria are said to have resulted in the release of 338 hostages. According to a military statement
The US is to send 300 of its troops to Cameroon to help counter militant Islamists Boko Haram. The troops are to provide intelligence to the multi
Nigeria’s neighbours are reeling after a weekend of bloodshed blamed on the militant group Boko Haram. At least nine people were killed and many more
Five co-ordinated suicide bomb attacks have struck the market at Baga Sola in Chad, just over the border from Nigeria and a refugee camp for people